Weight: 44 - 55 lbs.
Height: 21" - 24"
Life Span: 12 - 14 years
Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.
Also Known As: Epangneul Fransais
Category: Companion Dog
The French Spaniel is an active breed that requires several long walks and play sessions per day.
Routine brushing and combing and occasional bathing is required for your French Spaniel.
The French Spaniel can be easily intimidated and will need gentle training. It is not a vocal breed and tends to function more like a Setter than a Spaniel. The French Spaniel is an active breed that interacts well with other animals.
Compatibility with Kids
Good with children.
The exact heritage of the French Spaniel is unknown, although it is reputed to have roots in the Barbary Coast or have Danish roots .
This breed is related to the German Small Munsterlander and Dutch Partridge Dog. It is considered the most elegant of all the French Pointers.